Total Nerd The Best PlayStation Fighting Games  

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation at some point.

If you owned a PlayStation at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few fighting games in your collection. With challenging combos and finishing moves to pull off, fighting games are some of the best multiplayer games you can get your hands on. Franchises like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat made the genre famous, but today there are a plethora of others that are just as fun. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best PlayStation fighting games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling fighting games that were released for PlayStation. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games include everything from Tekken 3 to Street Fighter Alpha 3. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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333 95
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1997

2
169 69
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

3
159 71
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Su... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

4
187 92
Tekken 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1995

5
173 78
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

6
127 55
Bloody Roar 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

7
118 62
Soul Edge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1996

8
136 78
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1994

9
110 67
X-Men vs. Street Fighter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

10
97 51
Rival Schools: United By Fate is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

11
86 52
The King of Fighters '98 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

12
108 67
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

13
101 65
Mortal Kombat 4 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

14
66 36
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

15
76 47
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

16
83 56
Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

17
59 45
The King of Fighters '99 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

18
48 28
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

19
62 43
Dead or Alive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

20
62 46
Bloody Roar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

21
69 54
Bushido Blade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

22
50 37
Street Fighter Collection is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

23
48 43
Ehrgeiz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1998

24
44 33
Guilty Gear is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

25
59 49
Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fig... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games